Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner

Full Time High Prairie , AB

Requisition #: ALB00125847

Location: High Prairie, Alberta, Canada

Posting Date: November 21, 2029

Posting Close Date: December 16, 2019

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Salary: $48.27 – $62.91 per hour

Your Opportunity:

High Prairie is located in northern Alberta’s Big Lakes County and known as the “Gateway to the Mighty Peace Country”. With a population of 2,600 people, and serving an area of more than 17,000 including the Tri-Settlement areas of Peavine, Gift Lake and East Prairie. Amenities include a new hospital, local shopping, multiple schools and recreational facilities. Enjoy the beautiful local trails, lakes and creeks surrounding the area with convenient access to unlimited outdoors activities such as golfing, hiking, fishing, hunting or snowmobiling to name a few. As the Nurse Practitioner – Outreach Family & All Ages, you will provide general medical care to all age groups with a wide variety of medical conditions focusing on services to the Indigenous communities in the Tri – Settlement areas. You will foster an environment of empowerment engaging individual clients, families, and the community in the planning, implementation and evaluation of health services. You will ensure that Indigenous ways are acknowledged and incorporated in your practice including health promotion, illness/injury prevention, illness diagnosis and treatment, rehabilitation and support. Travel is required.

Please note that High Prairie is considered a designated rural or remote community under the Government of Canada Student Loan Forgiveness program for Nurse Practitioners. AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. Additional incentives such as temporary housing (up to 3 months) and relocation assistance may be available based on eligibility and availability.

Description:

As our Nurse Practitioner, you are authorized and competent to perform comprehensive assessment, diagnosis (including the ordering and interpretation of tests), intervention (including the prescribing of medications), management, referral, and evaluation of client care across the continuum of health care services. You will utilize the nursing process, critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills to provide care to individuals, families, groups and communities. You will contribute to quality collaborative inter professional patient care through advanced clinical practices, leadership, consultations, referrals, education and research. You will foster an environment of empowerment engaging individual clients, families, and the community in the planning, implementation and evaluation of health services. These areas include health promotion, illness/injury prevention, illness diagnosis and treatment, chronic disease management, harm reduction, rehabilitation and support. You will also provide leadership within the facility and actively participate in program development and evaluation, research and clinical teaching activities.

Required Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Please visit careers.ahs.ca and search for requisition ALB00125847 to apply.